Michael Skram, a Shareholder with the firm, focuses his practice in a variety of areas including products liability, motor vehicle/transportation, business, and construction law in Iowa and Minnesota State and Federal Courts. Michael is a qualified neutral and has been retained by colleagues to mediate various civil matters. He enjoys providing the highest professional and ethical representation in a wide range of disciplines. Michael has been recognized by his peers as a “Rising Star” in Minnesota Law & Politics and Minneapolis – St. Paul magazines.
A native Iowan, Michael received his undergraduate degree from St. John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota, and later graduated with honors from William Mitchell College of Law. While pursuing his degree from William Mitchell, Michael worked as a Senior Claims Adjuster with National Car Rental Systems, Inc., adjusting a variety of auto, property, and no-fault claims. His technical and legal background allows Michael to establish a positive working relationship with his clients.
Michael has been with the firm since 2002, where he has successfully represented both Plaintiffs and Defendants in various types of litigation. He has trial and arbitration experience, and has also argued before the Minnesota Court of Appeals and Minnesota Supreme Court. Additionally, Michael enjoys being a frequent author and presenter on timely topics for clients and other attorneys. Michael has also served as a Director on the Board of the Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association.
Away from the office, Michael enjoys as much family time as he can. Michael coaches multiple sports for his children and volunteers on the Armstrong Cooper Youth Basketball Association Board of Directors.